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Governor Udom Emmanuel has reminded mothers of their responsibilities of giving their children effective upbringing to enable them to become useful citizens and contribute positively to the development of society. Mr Emmanuel stated this while inaugurating an Event Hall at Qua Iboe House, No 2 Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Uyo   built and equipped by him in memory […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has been lauded for his continued support, fast-tracking and sustenance of the Amnesty Programme under the leadership of Prof Charles Dokubo through sustained funding. Ijaw Youths  speaking under the auspices of the Ijaw Youth Council  Worldwide also noted that the huge amounts devoted by the Federal Government in the 2020 Budget demonstrates the President’s […]

Akwa Ibom State Government has proposed 597.800 billion Naira budget size for 2020, as against the 672.985 billion Naira budget of 2019. Governor Udom Emmanuel, who today presented the 2020 Appropriation Bill tagged the Budget of Industrialization for Poverty Alleviation Phase Two before the State House of Assembly, said the budget is predicated on an […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  has raised dobts of a Brexit deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union in the coming days. Merkel who spoke with Prime Minister Johnson today sees a Brexit deal as ‘overwhelmingly unlikely’ unless Northern Ireland stays in the customs union. According reports the Brexit negotiations are close to ‘breaking down’ […]

Emir of Kano, Mohammadu Sanusi  the second has blamed the increasing spate of kidnapping, drugs, banditry and armed robbery on the huge population of Nigeria. Sanusi, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, made the remark  yesterday during a roundtable session on ‘Nigeria in 2050 – Boom or Bust?’ at the ongoing  twenty fifth Nigerian […]

Towards deepening transparency in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong has approved the setting up of a Liquidity Management Committee to infuse budgetary provisions and approvals into governance. The Committee is also expected to ensure that efficient financial and adequate project financing are built into governance to ensure prudent management of scarce resources. Governor Lalong who […]

Impressed by his outstanding performance at the international level, President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the incumbent President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, for re-election. Adesina, who confirmed this in Lagos after receiving an Award for outstanding performance, thanked President Buhari for reposing trust in him. The AfDB president, who in 2015 became the […]

As the struggle for the implementation of the new minimum wage regime persists, the Nigeria Governors Forum says the thoughts of its members are aligned and not divided. Chairman of the Forum, Kayode Fayemi, who made the clarifications, said the governors did not consider the national minimum wage increase as a general wage review. Fayemi […]

Public tertiary institutions have until December 19 this year to conclude admission processes for candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Head of Media of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Fabian Benjamin, who dropped the notification in an electronic mail to newsmen, said February 15, 2020, was fixed for private institutions to round […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for the enlightenment of Nigerians on the core functions of members of the National Assembly. The Speaker, who received the leadership of the Centre for Legislative Engagement headed by a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, asserted that a situation where […]

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